Susans Garden x 25
25 plants and bulbs
'Susan's Garden' is a wonderful collection of long lasting perennials.
Susan's Garden is a wonderful collection of long lasting perennials. Solidago has masses of horizontal golden flower heads resembling a crown. Anemone Pasque Flower are a must for borders or pots with its unique silver green foliage and shimmery bell shaped flowers that look like they are made from silk in shades of red, white, purple and pink. Aster Dumosus blooms from September - October when most other plants have faded with a multitude of vibrantly coloured long lasting flowers. Crocosmia Lucifer has uniquely shaped arches with dozens of large fiery red blooms. They will re-appear with greater abundance each year.
- 3 x Aster dumosus Apollo
- 3 x Aster dumosus Danny Boy pink
- 3 x Aster dumosus Wood's Blue
- 10 x Crocosmia Lucifer 8/10 cm
- 3 x Pulsatilla vulgaris mix
- 3 x Solidago virgaurea 'Goldenrod' Crown of Rays Bare Root
How to take care of Susans Garden x 25
Plant according to the instructions printed on each package, tall varieties at the back and small to the front. Bulbs are best planted in groups together. Anemones need soaking prior to planting. Plant in well drained soil, prepare the soil by working in some organic fertiliser pellets around a spade deep. In cold areas, apply a thick mulch cover in winter to protect from frost. In warm areas mulch will help to keep the soil cool and retain moisture. Water well after planting and keep doing so for the first month. Soak the soil rather than watering over the plants to prevent fungal diseases. Apply fertiliser during the growth season by means of an general border fertiliser. In autumn store non hardy summer bulbs in a cool but frost-free place, protect from mice. Replant in spring. Remove dead flower heads regularly from all plants to encourage new and bushy growth. Divide plants every 3-4 years in early spring to avoid overcrowding.
Crocosmia is not fully hardy, in mild areas it can be protected with a layer of mulch over winter and in colder areas, it needs to be lifted and stored for the winter and replanted the following spring. Depth (arrow pointing down), Spacing ( horizontal arrow), flowering period ( e.g.: v = May) and full grown height ( arrow pointing up).
For additional instructions see product packaging.
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